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Table 7 Risk-adjusted treatment effects of early pulmonary rehabilitation on the outcomes with complete case data

From: Outcomes after early and delayed rehabilitation for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Japan

  Risk-adjusted treatment effecta (95% Confidence interval) P value
90-day readmission (%) −3.4 (−5.7 to −1.5) 0.001
Barthel index ≥15 at discharge (%) 0.18 (−1.7 to 2.2) 0.552
Length of stay (days) −9.8 (−10.8 to −8.7) <0.001
  1. aAdjusted for age, sex, pre-admission within 180 days, Japan coma scale, body mass index, smoking index, Barthel index, Hugh-Jones score, Charlson comorbidity index, intensive care unit admission, steroid dose, hospital volume, population density of patient living area, and distance between patient residence and hospital